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November 13, 2016



Good luck in knitting that way, it seems to make a thicker fabric than using one thread.

What a complicated way of winding a ball of yarn, I wind it on my thumb, only moving the ball around a little after about 12 'winds' of the yarn.


So cool! I've been looking into tvåändsstickning myself and couldn't find much information (though there are apparently volumes of books in Swedish libraries, books that are of course no longer in print...)
In the end I found a craftsy course, though I still haven't started actually knitting the mittens in the video.
Now that I've seen yours I'm really tempted to give it another go, thank you!

Mary Lou

Too bad we aren't neighbors - I've taught this a few times. Great resource is Beth Brown Reinsel. She has a mitten pattern (among others) that has excellent instructions for the stitches. I have my students buy it for class.

I love that painting, too.


There is a book by a dutch knitter, Carla Meijsen, who wrote about her research of 'twined knitting ' . The book is called
Lekker warm, twijnend breien. So warm , twijnde knitting.

A link to her site is


A link to herboren


ISBN10. 9081795511

Have a Nice day, Ellis

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